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International

Here you'll find all you need to know about applying to AUB as an international student.

Meet your Country Representative

Hello! My name is Jessica and I am here to support students from South America looking to study at AUB. If you have any questions or just want to chat, please feel free to reach out to me via email or Whatsapp.

What its like to study here

Connect with us in your Country

We are running a series of webinars and virtual events with more information on our university and study options.

How to Apply

The application process for international students is the same as UK students. To learn more about the application process and how you can apply, please select the appropriate degree level from those listed below

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Foundation

Here's everything you need to know to apply to one of AUB's foundation courses

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Undergraduate

Here's everything you need to know to apply to one of our Undergraduate courses

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Postgraduate

Here's everything you need to know to apply to one of AUB's postgraduate courses

I chose AUB because the course and university credentials were outstanding and really enticed me. I love that my course is so hands-on and inclusive. Studying in the UK has been a very enjoyable experience for me, I have learnt a lot more new skills in my course than I thought I would. Additionally, a perk about living in Bournemouth is being by the beach, it's very relaxing and a great way to spend my free time!

Natalie | South America

Entry Requirements

We have broken down the entry requirements from each country below. It's also important to note that entry requirements vary depending on what sort of course you're choosing to study.

Argentina

Foundation
Applicants who have completed their Bachillerato with a result of 8/10 or better are welcome to apply for the foundation diploma at AUB. The Bachillerato should contain a Maths course to the highest year. Where possible, students are encouraged to present a fine art, performance art, or media studies related subject in their senior secondary certificate.

Applicants from Argentina are expected to present proof of English proficiency to a suitable standard. You can find further details on accepted English tests on our English proficiency webpage.

Undergraduate
Applicants from Argentina who have completed the Bachillerato are not eligible to apply for a degree course without additional study. Applicants are encouraged to consider the AUB Art and Design Foundation Studies Diploma which offers guaranteed progression to an AUB degree course and will accept the Bachillerato for admission. Other accepted qualifications for admission include:

  • Recognised foundation diploma
  • Recognised Level 3 British qualifications (such as A Levels, BTEC diploma, etc.)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Successful completion of first year university in Argentina

Applicants educated in Argentina will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Postgraduate
Applicants educated in Argentina should have completed a Título/Grado de Licenciado(a) or a Título de [subject area]with a grade of at least 8/muy bueno/very good.

Brazil

Foundation
Applicants who have completed their Certificado de Ensino Médio or Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau with a result of 7/10 or better are welcome to apply for the foundation diploma at AUB. The Certificado de Ensino Médio or the Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau should contain a Maths course to the highest year. Where possible, students are encouraged to present a fine art, performance art, or media studies related subject in their studies.

Applicants from Brazil are expected to present proof of English proficiency to a suitable standard. You can find further details on accepted English tests on our English proficiency webpage.

Undergraduate
Applicants from Brazil who have completed the Certificado de Ensino Médio or the Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau are not eligible to apply for an AUB degree course without additional study. Applicants are encouraged to consider the AUB Art and Design Foundation Studies Diploma which offers guaranteed progression to an AUB degree course and will accept the Certificado de Ensino Médio or the Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau for admission. Other accepted qualifications for admission include:

  • Recognised foundation diploma
  • Recognised Level 3 UK qualifications (such as A Levels, BTEC diploma, etc.)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Successful completion of first year university in Brazil

Applicants educated in Brazil will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Postgraduate
Applicants educated in Brazil should have completed a Título de Bacharel or Título de [subject area] with a grade of at least 8 to be eligible for AUB postgraduate studies.

Applicants educated in Brazil will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Colombia

Foundation
Applicants who have completed their Bachiller Académico with a result of Desempeño alto or better are welcome to apply for the foundation diploma at AUB. The Bachiller Académico should contain a Maths course to the highest year. Where possible, students are encouraged to present a fine art, performance art, or media studies related subject in their studies.

Applicants from Colombia are expected to present proof of English proficiency to a suitable standard. You can find further details on accepted English tests on our English proficiency webpage.

Undergraduate
Applicants from Colombia who have completed the Bachiller Académico are not eligible to apply for a degree course without additional study. Applicants are encouraged to consider the AUB Art and Design Foundation Studies Diploma which offers guaranteed progression to an AUB degree course and will accept the Bachiller Académico for admission. Other accepted qualifications for admission include:

  • Recognised foundation diploma
  • Recognised Level 3 UK qualifications (such as A Levels, BTEC diploma, etc.)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Successful completion of first year university in Colombia

Applicants educated in Colombia will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Postgraduate
Applicants educated in Colombia should have completed a Licenciado with a grade of at least 3.50/Good to be considered for AUB postgraduate studies.

Applicants educated in Colombia will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Ecuador

Foundation
Applicants who have completed their Bachiller en Ciencias or Bachiller Técnico with a result of 8 or better are welcome to apply for the foundation diploma at AUB. The Bachiller en Ciencias or Bachiller Técnico should contain a Maths course to the highest year. Where possible, students are encouraged to present a fine art, performance art, or media studies related subject in their studies.

Applicants from Ecuador are expected to present proof of English proficiency to a suitable standard. You can find further details on accepted English tests on our English proficiency webpage.

Undergraduate
Applicants from Ecuador who have completed the Bachiller en Ciencias or Bachiller Técnico are not eligible to apply for a degree course without additional study. Applicants are encouraged to consider the AUB Art and Design Foundation Studies Diploma which offers guaranteed progression to an AUB degree course and will accept the Bachiller en Ciencias or Bachiller Técnico for admission. Other accepted qualifications for admission include:

  • Recognised foundation diploma
  • Recognised Level 3 UK qualifications (such as A Levels, BTEC diploma, etc.)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Successful completion of first year university in

    Ecuador

Applicants educated in Ecuador will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Postgraduate
Applicants educated in Ecuador should have completed a Titulo de Licenciado/Título de [subject area] with a grade of at least muy beuno. There are multiple grading scales in use in Ecuador and the equivalent of muy bueno will be taken.

Mexico

Foundation
Applicants who have completed their Bachillerato with a result of 7/70% or better are welcome to apply for the foundation diploma at AUB. The Bachillerato should contain a Maths course to the highest year. Where possible, students are encouraged to present a fine art, performance art, or media studies related subject in their studies.

Applicants from Mexico are expected to present proof of English proficiency to a suitable standard. You can find further details on accepted English tests on our English proficiency webpage.

Undergraduate
Applicants from Mexico who have completed the Bachillerato are not eligible to apply for a degree course without additional study. Applicants are encouraged to consider the AUB Art and Design Foundation Studies Diploma which offers guaranteed progression to an AUB degree course and will accept the Bachillerato for admission. Other accepted qualifications for admission include:

  • Recognised foundation diploma
  • Recognised Level 3 UK qualifications (such as A Levels, BTEC diploma, etc.)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Successful completion of first year university in Mexico

Applicants educated in Mexico will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Postgraduate
Applicants educated in Mexico should have completed a Título de Licenciado(a) or a Título (Profesional) de [subject area] with a grade of at least 7.

Applicants educated in Mexico will be expected to provide proof of English proficiency in the form of an accepted English test. You can find further details on accepted English tests or our English proficiency webpage.

Peru

We are happy to receive applications for our courses from students educated in Peru. Please contact us at admissions@aub.ac.uk for more details on scores and qualifications that will be required.

More Information

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English Language Requirements

Find out what English Language support AUB can offer to International students, both in preparation for and during their time with us

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Fees and Financial Support

Find out everything you need to know to plan your student finances including tuition fees and living costs

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Visas and immigration

If you are coming to study at AUB and need to apply for a student visa, here's everything you need to know

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Working after your studies

Here's everything you need to know about working in the UK after graduating as an International student

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Part-time work and placements

Here we explain your working options as a International student during your study

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Portfolio Guidelines

Portfolios should show examples of your work – both finished and work in progress – that demonstrate your interests and skills

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Overview

We're here to guide you through the process of becoming an International AUB student from the start and end of your course
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Your Country/Region

Coming to AUB from an international country can be confusing, but our country representatives are here to give you a helping hand
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English Language

We offer a range of English Language support for international students, both in preparation for and during their time at AUB
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Webinars

We're running course webinar lead course leaders talking about their relevant course, include our foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate
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Contact us

Please contact the International team if you have any concerns about studying in the UK
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Visas and immigration

If you are coming to study at AUB and need to apply for a student visa, here's everything you need to know